Dawa Geljen Sherpa

Name : Dawa Geljen Sherpa

Position: Managing Director / Team Leader


  • Nepal Mountaineering Association(NMA) -Mountain Guide
  • Hotel Management & Tourism Training Centre(HMTTC) -Trek Organisation & Leadership

Dawa Geljen Sherpa heads the Adventure Thamserku operation. A qualified mountaineering guide, Dawa has been leading treks and expeditions for over 26 years.

Born in Lukla, Dawa has an impressive climbing record in the Himalaya, having been on expeditions to Everest, Cho Oyu, Broad Peak, Baruntse, and Ama Dablam amongst others. He is extremely highly regarded by clients, peers and staff alike. A popular and in-demand leader, Dawa conducts most of the mountaineering trips himself, and prides himself on hand-picking skilled, knowledgeable and experienced staff for all other treks, to ensure the success of each one and the enjoyment of each participant. His English is fluent and idiomatic, and he enjoys the social interaction with his clients.

Being a local, Dawa has extensive knowledge of the areas we trek through, and friends and relatives all along the way. You will be assured of a warm welcome wherever you stay, and have the opportunity to make personal contact with the Sherpa community and make your own friends in Nepal, too.